New trial for using advanced weather forecasts to retain more water proves successful
The Prado Dam steering committee for the Forecast-Informed Reservoir Operations (FIRO) pilot program pose for a picture while touring the structure. A newly published report by the FIRO committee found using advanced weather and streamflow forecasts to enhance water storage capabilities at the dam could conserve enough water to supply an additional 60,000 people per year. (Photo curtsey of Orange County Water District)

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